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I have a co co392 and c0398 and have replaced the actuator

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Customer: I have a co co392 and c0398 and have replaced the actuator motor and sensor. I have also got a guy to update the program twice. I am still getting service***** He also did the relearn on the sensor and the actuator motor. Now I am thinking I have a wiring problem. 2008 Sliverado
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Customer: The service*****comes on. After it get worked on it is not there then my wife comes back and says that it came back on again. After this last snow she put it in*****and it stuck. So then I crawled under the truck and disconnected the wiring harness from the sensor and actuator motor and reset it. I am a mechanic also and this has got me baffled
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the motor has been replaced then the issue has to be wiring or the transfer case module, the module not being that likely.

C0392 is for the rotational position sensor circuit, C0398 is a comparative performance code involving the sensor. The root cause is an issue with the position sensor signal circuit and the module is not seeing correct motor position. If the motor has been replaced with a known good part then then next step will be to double check connections and then test the sensor wiring from the motor to the module. Odds are on of the sensor circuits is open or has high resistance, but it could also be a short to power or ground.

rotational position sensor

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your time. I am taking the truck in on Friday. Wiring has always eluded me. It is not one of my fortes. I was headed to putting a new TCM in and getting it flashed but I didn't want to spend money on it that I already had. I will let you know what this becomes. Hence, am requesting for a refund. Thanks again
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